Marc Maron: ‘I’m familiar with coke, anger, bullying, selfishness’
The Glow star and hit podcaster talks drugs, divorces and his ‘horrible’ feud with Jon StewartThe night before I meet Marc Maron, I go to his standup show in London. These days Maron is best known for his hugely popular podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, which he started in 2009, and on which... [Read More]
‘Sway In The Morning’ Had 2 Dope Interviews With Hannibal Buress And Tommy Davidson
Sway In The Morning has consistently been a place for some of your favorite comedians to discuss their latest, as well as share some unforgettable stories. This week, Sway and team wouldn’t disappoint as they delivered two equally great talks with some of our favorites. They would fi... [Read More]
Doug Stanhope review – grim, thrilling and appallingly funny
Brixton Academy, LondonOne of the sharpest minds and loosest cannons in comedy is back with material about rape, race and #MeToo“Is it wrong to use racism to try and stop gang rape?” American standup Doug Stanhope is back in the UK and, yes, that sound you can hear is sacred cows bellowi... [Read More]
Doug Stanhope review – grim, thrilling and appallingly funny
Brixton Academy, LondonOne of the sharpest minds and loosest cannons in comedy is back with material about rape, race and #MeToo“Is it wrong to use racism to try and stop gang rape?” American standup Doug Stanhope is back in the UK and, yes, that sound you can hear is sacred cows bellowi... [Read More]
Sophie Willan: ‘The funniest meal I’ve ever eaten? A leftover blob of MDMA’
The comedian, writer and author on the things that make her laugh the mostNot the Nine O’Clock News is timeless. My favourite one is Gerald the Gorilla with Rowan Atkinson. It’s genius, silly stuff. Continue reading...... [Read More]
Sophie Willan: ‘The funniest meal I’ve ever eaten? A leftover blob of MDMA’
The comedian, writer and author on the things that make her laugh the mostNot the Nine O’Clock News is timeless. My favourite one is Gerald the Gorilla with Rowan Atkinson. It’s genius, silly stuff. Continue reading...... [Read More]
'The world of comedy has changed': how queer comics are making their mark in America
While mainstream visibility is still limited, LGBT comics are moving past cliches and homophobic roadblocks to take their place in the US comedy sceneTwenty-five years ago, Lea DeLaria became the first openly gay comic to appear on American television when she performed on The Arsenio Hall Show. &ld... [Read More]
'The world of comedy has changed': how queer comics are making their mark in America
While mainstream visibility is still limited, LGBT comics are moving past cliches and homophobic roadblocks to take their place in the US comedy sceneTwenty-five years ago, Lea DeLaria became the first openly gay comic to appear on American television when she performed on The Arsenio Hall Show. &ld... [Read More]
Edinburgh fringe 2018 to tackle #MeToo and celebrate Blue Peter
Lineup for 71st edition includes hard-hitting debuts and plenty of nostalgia An array of provocative debuts will mix with a heavy dose of nostalgia at the 71st Edinburgh fringe festival this August, as creative takes on the #MeToo movement are performed alongside a theatrical tribute to Blue Peter, ... [Read More]
Comedy Tips: How To Beat Writer’s Block
You should be writing every day. How are you going to get better as a new comic if you don’t have new material? Why can’t I think of anything funny? This is the type of unnecessary pressure you put on yourself to come up with new bits. It’s not just you. Everyone goes thr... [Read More]